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Patients receiving injectable radiopaque diagnostic agents should be instructed to:
- Inform your physician if you are pregnant.
- Inform your physician if you are diabetic or if you have multiple myeloma, pheochromocytoma, homozygous sickle cell disease, or known thyroid disorder.
- Inform your physician if you are allergic to any drugs, food, or if you had any reactions to previous injections of substances used for x-ray procedures (see PRECAUTIONS-General).
- Inform your physician about any other medications you are currently taking, including nonprescription drugs, before you have this procedure.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/28/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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